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ARE YOU READY FOR A ONCE IN A LIFETIME TRIP THROUGH MONGOLIA?

The Khuvsgul Lake is located in the northwest of Mongolia near the border to Russia, at the foot of the eastern Sayan Mountains. It is 1,645 m above sea level, 136 km long and 262 m deep. It is the second-most voluminous freshwater lake in Asia, and holds almost 70% of Mongolia’s fresh water and 0.4% of all the fresh water in the world. The lake is surrounded by several mountain ranges. The highest mountain is the Burenkhaan/ Munkh Saridag (3,492 m). The lake is inhabited by nine species of fish, including the Siberian grayling, sturgeon and lenok. As you can imagine, the surrounding area is full with diverse flora and faun. In fact, you will see one of the nicest sceneries and landscapes Mongolia has to offer. The area is home to the famous argali sheep, ibex, bear, sable, moose and wolves. The region hosts three separate, unique people: Darkhad, Buriat and Tsaatan. Shamanism, rather than Buddhism, is the religion of choice in this part of Mongolia, we will visit different sites so you understand their way of living.

Tour details
    Tour dates: July 1th, 15th, August 12nd

  • 9 nights of travel and 2 nights in Ulaanbaatar city
  • Camp to camp travel
  • Pick up service from and to the airport
  • All meals including snacks soft drinks
  • 2 hotel nights in Ulaanbaatar
  • Ger camp costs
  • National park entrance fees
  • One or two support vehicle
  • 1 guide/tour leader, 1 mechanic + road guide, 2 assistants
  • Motorbike rent, all our bikes are Husqvarna FE450
  • Gas
  • Drink (Beer & vodka)
  • Flight cost
  • Visa cost
  • Health insurance (Air rescue coverage is compulsory!)
  • Protective gears (available for rent EUR25€/day per person)
General info
ARE YOU READY FOR A ONCE IN A LIFETIME TRIP THROUGH MONGOLIA?

The Khuvsgul Lake is located in the northwest of Mongolia near the border to Russia, at the foot of the eastern Sayan Mountains. It is 1,645 m above sea level, 136 km long and 262 m deep. It is the second-most voluminous freshwater lake in Asia, and holds almost 70% of Mongolia’s fresh water and 0.4% of all the fresh water in the world. The lake is surrounded by several mountain ranges. The highest mountain is the Burenkhaan/ Munkh Saridag (3,492 m). The lake is inhabited by nine species of fish, including the Siberian grayling, sturgeon and lenok. As you can imagine, the surrounding area is full with diverse flora and faun. In fact, you will see one of the nicest sceneries and landscapes Mongolia has to offer. The area is home to the famous argali sheep, ibex, bear, sable, moose and wolves. The region hosts three separate, unique people: Darkhad, Buriat and Tsaatan. Shamanism, rather than Buddhism, is the religion of choice in this part of Mongolia, we will visit different sites so you understand their way of living.
TOUR ITINERARY
9 days (+2 days in UB) €4100 Book now
Day 1 Arrival in Ulaanbaatar City, where we will pick you up from the airport, followed by breakfast or lunch, depending on your arrival and a short rest from your flight. You will then meet with the crew to receive your equipment etc., followed by a safety briefing and general Q&A as well as a short test ride to get used to your bike and gear. If desired our staff can then take you to do some cashmere shopping. Mongolia is world famous for its high quality cashmere. The first night will be spending at the hotel in Ulaanbaatar to get a good rest before an early departure the next day.
Day 2 We will start our tour after breakfast and ride by the Khustai National Park and pass by ancient gravestones from the Turug age (4-8 BC). A light lunch will be served on the way. We continue to our beautiful final campsite for that day, Elsen Tasarkhai. Dinner will be served, a delicious BBQ and bonfire in the open wild. Overnight stay in our tents. (Total 276 km).
Day 3 We will ride to Orkhon River Valley via Kharkhorin, which is the ancient capital of the Mongol Empire. Lunch will be served on the way during 157km of riding that day. The night will be spent in tents, right next to the Orkhon Waterfall, Mongolia’s largest waterfall! For everyone who doesn’t mind cold water, it is of course possible to go swimming the water is just perfect.
Day 4 We start riding to Tsenkher hot spa, which reaches up to +80 C degrees and you have the chance to bathe under the sky. We will ride through beautiful nature with mountains trees and grass fields. Overnight stay at the hot spa in a traditional ger camp.
Day 5 Ride through the endless grasslands and several rivers to our camp spot for that night next to Zuun Nuur. The scenery is simply beautiful, you are surrounded by mountains and trees. Lunch will be served on the way. Our destination for the day will be reached after an exciting 156km. Overnight stay in a tent in the open wilderness. Of course a bon fire and BBQ won’t be missed.
Day 6-7 We will approach the highlight of the trip – the Khuvsgul Lake. It is located in the northwest of Mongolia near the border to Russia, at the foot of the eastern Sayan Mountains. It is 1,645m above sea level, 136 km long and 262m deep. We will stay in a camp by Hatgal city which is located on the south west side of the lake for two nights. The daily distance covered will be around 240km.
Day 8 We will head to Tarialan province which is 246km from Hatgal. Sceneries of the nature on the way will surely take your breath away.
Day 9 Reaching Erdenet city. It is the second largest city in Mongolia, its main industry is mining and agriculture. Lunch will be served on the go and we will spend the night at a local hotel.
Day 10 Time to go home, we start riding back to Ulaanbaatar. It’s going to be the longest ride of the trip 386 km (Optionally we can arrange a private bus transfer from Erdenet city if you don’t feel like riding that far) Lunch will be served on the way by a nomadic family. For that night have reserved a farewell dinner for you at Ulaanbaatar’s best hot pot restaurant. You are free to also explore Ulaanbaatar’s nightlife if you still have energy left, our staff will take you around and make sure everything goes smoothly.
Day 11 Departure day. Have a great flight back and see you again on another trip.
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Known as the Blue Pearl of the Mongolia, Khövsgöl Nuur is an extraordinary lake that stretches 136km deep into the Siberian taiga. The lake and mountains that surround it form the basis for this popular national park, a major destination for both Mongolian and international tourists.

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Tours

2018 SEASON

Below please find our 10 selected tours we have scheduled for summer 2018. Just slide over the dates you are interested in with your mouse to check availability. You can either book an entire tour on your own with friends or join as a single rider where seats are still marked as available.


2019 SEASON

For summer 2019 reservations please get in touch with us via email. We already accept requests, so you can make sure to travel during the desired dates and have your slot booked before everyone else.

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